Scan code: LN118275 Manufacturer code: B450M PRO-M2 MAX

MSI AMD B450M PRO-M2 MAX mATX Motherboard

MSI B450M PRO-M2 MAX, AMD B450, S AM4, DDR4, SATA3, PCIe 3.0, 1x M.2, USB 3.2 Gen1, mATX

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Scan code: LN118275 Manufacturer code: B450M PRO-M2 MAX
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Services
  • SCANPROTECT Protect against installation damage for 28 days. More info

    ScanProtect is an enhanced warranty specifically designed and offered by Scan to reduce the risk of any mishap or damage to components during installation.

    Our aim with ScanProtect is to encourage our customers to upgrade or build their own PC confidently. For a small additional fee our customers are provided with complete peace of mind.

Product Overview

DIY Friendly

MSI motherboards feature tons of convenient and smart design, such as convenient pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location and so on, so DIY users can pick and choose any gaming rig they want.


User Friendly Design

MSI motherboards feature tons of convenient and smart design for DIY users, countless system tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights and satisfy even the most demanding tweaker. Makes it so easy to install your own motherboard without any issue.


Keep Out Zone

MSI motherboard circuitry ensures the case standoff keep out zones are pure and clean, preventing any component contact or damage to the motherboard.


EZ Debug LED

Run into trouble? Onboard LEDs for key components will indicate the source of the problem so you know exactly where to look to get up and running again.


Stay Cool for a Reliable System

Cooling your PC is essential for reliable performance. MSI motherboards feature excellent power design with solid and heavy heatsinks. We've made sure to include enough fan headers with full control to allow you to cool your system any way you want.


Fully Controllable in BIOS and Software

MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans. Total Fan Control allows you to check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for the CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.


Automatically Detect DC or PWM Mode with Hysteresis

MSI fan headers automatically detect fans running in DC or PWM mode for optimal tuning of fan speeds and silence. Hysteresis also makes your fans spin up fluently to make sure your system stays silent, no matter what.


Resizable BAR

Resizable BAR (Re-Size BAR) is an advanced PCI Express feature that enables the CPU to access the entire GPU frame buffer at once and improve performance.


Apps to Greatly Improve Efficiency

With years of experience in creating performance enhancing tools that are easy to use, only the highest quality applications are at your disposal. Use these tools to get the most out of your motherboard and achieve victory when gaming. Moreover, we made sure our BIOS contains all the latest options and is easy to use for everyone. The extensive features let you fine-tune your system to deliver reliable maximum performance.


Dragon Centre

MSI Dragon Centre unifies a suite of MSI software utilities into a single centralised application. Take control of advanced motherboard features and unleash endless possibilities.


Take Command of Your System

MSI’s Command Centre software is the perfect tool to get the most out of your motherboard. With an intuitive interface, Command Centre allows you to tune settings to increase system stability, maximise performance and optimise your system’s cooling features.


Always Up-to-Date

Never miss out on important updates. MSI Live Update automatically downloads and installs the latest drivers, BIOS and software so you can focus on your game.


Click BIOS 5

We made sure our BIOS contains all the latest options and is easy to use for everyone. The extensive features let you fine-tune your system to deliver reliable maximum performance when gaming.


Maximum Compatibility

Every MSI motherboard is certified by strict mechanics that feature convenient pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location for compatibility with the widest range of components and devices, so DIY users can pick and choose the components they want. More than that, we offer a dedicated Qualified Vendor List (QVL) for the most critical part - memory. Combining with MSI DDR4 Boost technology, we provide maximum compatibility, so you can confirm and choose any gaming rig you want.


Ryzen Processor Support

MSI AM4 motherboards perfectly support AMD Ryzen processors. Combining MSI Core Boost, you can release maximum performance no matter what CPU you use.


Extreme Stability and Compatibility Testing

MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what. Our memory partners include brands like Corsair, Crucial, Kingston, G.Skill and many more to optimise memory modules and configurations.


Enhanced Performance

MSI motherboards featured all the latest solution for enthusiast gamers and prosumers. CPU and memory enhancement, and fast storage and USB transfer speeds are ready to be on the battlefield.


Unmatched Memory Performance

Optimised layout design and fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance. You never have to worry about your system crashing during games with MSI DDR4 BOOST.


Easy Overclocking with XMP Profile

The XMP (Extreme Memory Profiles) in MSI BIOS are tested and certified by MSI OC lab. It is easy to enable with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.


Fast and Future-Ready Storage

MSI motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Start games faster, load levels faster and have a real advantage over your enemies.


AMD StoreMI

All MSI X470 & B450 motherboards are shipped with STOREMI, the new AMD SSD technology to improve storage performance. This tool helps create a virtual SSD by blending capacity storage, treats flash as primary storage and optimises data access with monitoring continuously. All these functions can enhance read/write speed for active data and provide fast boot times and application startup.


Looking Cool while Keeping Cool

High quality materials and smart fan optimisations contribute to cooling all essential components, which is key to making sure your system runs stable and delivers the best performance at all times.


Core Boost

Core Boost technology combines MSI's premium layout and optimised power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.


In-Studio Advantage

MSI motherboards provide the most fascinating in-studio advantages, designed to satisfy any professional workflow. Elevate your listening pleasure and network connection with MSI Audio & LAN. Enjoy extreme sound quality and uninterrupted online experience.


Sound that Pulls You into the Game

Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality. MSI Audio Boost delivers the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. This lets you enjoy breathtaking, studio quality sound to create the most immersive sound experience.


High-Quality Audio Capacitors

A high-fidelity sound experience with exceptional acoustics and realism for studio-level headphones is ensured.


HD Audio Connectors

Keep your sound perfect by transmitting your audio with pure digital signal.


Isolated Audio Design

EMI-shielded HD audio processors let you enjoy the purest sound quality in front and rear connectors.


Separated Audio Layers for Clean Left and Right Channels

Using separated layers in the PCB ensures equally pristine sound quality for both left and right audio channels.


De-Pop Protection

A de-pop filter eliminates loud popping noises that occur when devices are plugged/unplugged or when the PC is turned on/off.


Exhilarating and Inspiring

Each MSI motherboard is built based on the specific topic in order to match different tastes and favours. Furthermore, MSI also adopts the modern style to design the heatsink with a huge surface and sleek but simple cuts in order to make the heatsink and appearance look ripped and powerful. Combined with neutral colour, such as black, grey and silver, as the main background, MSI motherboards can perfectly fit different RGB LED effects and strongly show the gamers tunes.


Make Your PC More than You Think

PRO Series motherboards combine stable functionality and high-quality assembly for clever business solutions. Designed to satisfy any professional workflow, PRO Series motherboards make life easier for businesses and office use.


Loyal Comrade

With years of experience, MSI is no stranger to building high-performance motherboards. Our R&D and engineering teams have reviewed countless designs, evaluated a wide selection of high-quality components, and developed products for reliability even under extreme conditions.


Built on Everlasting Quality

Using only the finest quality components and integrating the latest technological innovations delivers the best possible professional experience. Rigorous quality testing under the most extreme conditions ensures a super reliable, long-lasting and high-performance motherboard.


Fortify Your System with PCI-E Steel Slots

MSI PCI Express Steel Slots are armed with more solder points and two steel components to prevent any damage for heavy-weight graphic cards.


Super Stable Gaming with the Highest-Quality Components

MSI uses high-quality components, which are shielded by the best protection to make sure your system runs smoothly under the most extreme conditions.


Ultimate Motherboard Protection

We’ve made sure you can enjoy your system endlessly. MSI motherboards feature Double ESD protection with double layer grounding around the motherboard mounting holes, preventing Electrostatic discharge (ESD) surges from damaging the motherboard.


Windows 10 Certified

With MSI you benefit from great compatibility and a worry-free user experience when using Microsoft Windows 10. With a true dedication to performance, our R&D team has made sure everything works as intended when using the latest version of Microsoft Windows on any MSI product.

Features

• CPU Compatibility: Supports 1st, 2nd and 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ / Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics and 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Graphics / Athlon™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics Desktop Processors for Socket AM4.
• Memory: Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 3466+(OC) MHz.
• Turbo M.2: Running at PCI-E Gen3 x4 maximises performance for NVMe based SSDs.
• DDR4 Boost: Advanced technology to deliver pure data signals for the best performance and stability.
• Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality.
• EZ Debug LED: Easiest way to troubleshoot.
• Core Boost: With premium layout and fully digital power design to support more cores and provide better performance.
• PCI-E Steel Slot: Protecting VGA cards against bending.

Specifications
Core Specifications
Edition B450M PRO-M2 MAX
Form Factor MicroATX
CPU Socket AM4
Chipset AMD B450
RAM Memory Support
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channel Dual (2)
Memory Type (ECC) ECC/Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U) UDIMM (Unbuffered)
Memory Speed (Mhz)
  • DDR4 - 1866
  • DDR4 - 2133
  • DDR4 - 2400
  • DDR4 - 2667
  • DDR4 - 2800(OC)
  • DDR4 - 2933(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3066(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3200(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3466(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3733(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3866(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4133(OC)
Max. Memory Capacity 64GB
Audio
Audio 7.1 Channel HD Audio
Graphics Support
Primary GPU Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
NVIDIA SLI Support N/A
AMD CrossFire Support N/A
Integrated Graphics Requires Processor Graphics or Discrete GPU
On-Board Graphics Connectors
  • D-Sub (VGA)
  • DVI-D
  • HDMI 2.0b
Internal Connectivity
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x M.2, 22-42/60/80, PCIe Gen3x4/SATA3
  • 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16
  • 4 x SATA 6GB/s
SATA Support SATA3
RAID Support via Yes
Storage Mode Support
  • RAID 0 (SATA only)
  • RAID 1 (SATA only)
  • RAID 10 (SATA only)
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24-pin (Power)
  • 1 x 4-pin CPU Fan Connector
  • 1 x 8-pin (Power)
  • 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
  • 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  • 1 x Front Panel Audio Header
  • 2 x Front Panel Connector
  • 1 x LED strip connector
  • 1 x Serial (COM) Header
  • 1 x System Fan header
  • 1 x TPM Header
  • 2 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Header
External Connectivity
Network Interface Type Wired Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000)
Network Chip/Modules 1 x Realtek RTL8111H (Gigabit LAN)
Rear I/O Connectors
  • 1 x D-Sub (VGA)
  • 1 x DVI-D
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Line Out
  • 1 x Mic-In
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard
  • 1 x PS/2 Mouse
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 4 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A
Additional Specifications
Water Cooled No
Cooling Passive Heatsinks
QPI Speed N/A
Board Dimensions 244 x 206 mm
Note  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN118275
Model Number B450M PRO-M2 MAX
GTIN 4719072661649
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
36 months
Type:
Direct
DOA Period:
14 days
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
MSI
Telephone:
0870 820 0009
MSI AMD B450M PRO-M2 MAX mATX Motherboard
MSI AMD B450M PRO-M2 MAX mATX Motherboard